default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
Logout|My Dashboard

Budgets, animals and illegal immigrants

Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Wednesday, November 26, 2008 10:00 pm

This is how to lower the state deficit; lower all wages of government employees. Anyone making more than $200,000 lower by 20 percent; more than $150,000 by 15 percent; more than $100,000 by 10 percent; more than $50,000 by 5 percent.

All legislators will get no pay if they can't make the budget on time, and take away all extras as per deim. They should also raise sales tax by 1 percent and so everyone pays the same, cut all the loopholes that people use to cheat the system.

Other options include raising fines on employers who hire the illegals who are taking the jobs of the citizens - no social security number, no job - and all police stops should check status of citizenship. If they can't get work, they won't come over here.

In regards to the animal control articles in the Nov. 15 paper and the so-called commission, I will bet they have never been to the facility. The place is one-third the size it should be and they are understaffed. What are they to do when someone brings in a little dog or cat and there is no place to put them? The office has about ten cats running around - every cage is full.

If you are an animal lover, try giving a few hours every week. See how the place is run or stop your griping. We are doing the best we can. Praise the volunteers who donate their time - don't knock them.

Ira Senecal


Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Use your real name. You must register with your full first and last name before you can comment. (And don’t pretend you’re someone else.)
  • 2 Keep it clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually oriented language.
  • 3 Don’t threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
  • 4 Be truthful. Don't lie about anyone or anything. Don't post unsubstantiated allegations, rumors or gossip that could harm the reputation of a person, company or organization.
  • 5 Be nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 6 Stay on topic. Make sure your comments are about the story. Don’t insult each other.
  • 7 Tell us if the discussion is getting out of hand. Use the ‘Report’ link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 8 Share what you know, and ask about what you don't.
  • 9 Don’t be a troll.
  • 10 Don’t reveal personal information about other commenters. You may reveal your own personal information, but we advise you not to do so.
  • 11 We reserve the right, at our discretion, to monitor, delete or choose not to post any comment. This may include removing or monitoring posts that we believe violate the spirit or letter of these rules, or that we otherwise determine at our discretion needs to be monitored, not posted, or deleted.

Welcome to the discussion.


  • posted at 6:22 am on Thu, Nov 27, 2008.


    Outstanding suggestions Mr. Senecal. To bad it can`t be brought up for a vote. It would get allot of support. Have a Happy Thanksgiving

  • posted at 4:42 am on Thu, Nov 27, 2008.


    Sounds like a plan to me Ira. Happy Thanksgiving.


Recent Comments

Posted 13 hours ago by M. Doyle.

article: Letter: Thanks for the discussion on th…

Christina, words are important. Thomas confirmed for you that using 'truth" is unsatisfactory in this kind of discussion. Facts are …


Posted 14 hours ago by M. Doyle.

article: Letter: Thanks for the discussion on th…

Nedderman. I'm open to any and all evidence in support of whatever you want to claim. If you could demonstrate a violation of the laws of…


Posted 14 hours ago by M. Doyle.

article: Letter: Thanks for the discussion on th…

Kevin, there is no logic in your disingenuous argument. Repeatedly I acknowledged that there was more to life than facts. Repeatedly, I s…


Posted 15 hours ago by Ed Walters.

article: Letter: We must deal with Islamic State…

Kaur: You state that many countries were against the invasion of Iraq. For the record Kaur, the Congress of the United State were OK with…


Posted 15 hours ago by Eric Barrow.

article: Letter: We should not look to governmen…

Excuse me it should have said Jerome not Darrell



Popular Stories



Your News

News for the community, by the community.

Mailing List

Subscribe to a mailing list to have daily news sent directly to your inbox.

  • Breaking News

    Would you like to receive breaking news alerts? Sign up now!

  • News Updates

    Would you like to receive our daily news headlines? Sign up now!

  • Sports Updates

    Would you like to receive our daily sports headlines? Sign up now!

Manage Your Lists